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2016 ford fusion seatbelt wrapped around passenger headrest

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2016 ford fusion seatbelt wrapped around passenger headrest and stuck
JA: Are you fixing your Fusion yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: seat adjustments (up, down, back up, ba k down, forward, back)... just made iit tighter. height is at its lowest already too
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

Would removing the headrest resolve this concern?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Nope. Its too tight to slip over even if I got the headrest off
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

How did you get into this mess?

Would removing the buckle help?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I wrapped it around the headrest for my daughter cause she said it was s too tight but I didn't remove it from headrest before I buckled her
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Before IUN buckled hef
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

So now it is unbuckled and just wrapped around the headrest, correct?

It looks like removing the seat belt retractor is the only way to get you some slack, do you agree?

I do not understand why removing the head rest will not free it up?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
my headrest will come off but the the 2 poles that support the headrest and attach it to the seat itself, are perm attached to the seat, not headrest, so i would still need to slip the sea tbelt over the 2 poles and it wont go that high
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
okay, hold on... let me actuallyTRY it first just to make sure. lol
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
i can find out how to remove on youtube, im assuming...right?'
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

I have all the steps, I am just trying to get all the info I can being I have never seen this predicament.

The headrest bars are part of the head rest, not the seat. There is one button you press with your finger and another you press with a screwdriver on the other pole to allow pulling the headrest up and off. Let me know if that does not resolve the concern.

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Thanks Chris

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 1 month ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris